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May 3, 2014 1:00am PDT
take off today. but the escalating violence between russia and ukraine had investors on edge keeping stocks on the down side boosting gold prices by nearly $20 an ounce. wrapping up a week on wall street, one that saw the dow close at a fresh all-time high on wednesday. the blue chip stocks ended the day 46 points lower. nasdaq lost three today, s&p down for the week. each was up by a percent. >>> and she is a senior portfolio manager with wells fargo advantage funds. anne, welcome, good to have you with us. why didn't the markets, both stocks and bonds really react to the jobs numbers in a more enthusiastic way? >> you know, i think the first initial reaction was very bullish. and then there were some things that the market looked further at, probably the fact that the participation rate did go down. and also, the salary or -- i'm sorry the earnings stayed flat. so the fact that you had a lot of job creation but it did not increase earnings, that was another probably little nick to the number. >> you know a lot of people, i don't know if you're among them think that the market can m
May 1, 2014 1:00am PDT
. because it is in no one's interest to tip both russia and europe into recession. the problem is that every day the news out of ukraine suggests that everybody is losing control of developments on the ground. >> mohammed, you'r leaving pimc was said by many as abrupt. was it as abrupt as it seemed, and it seemed to be in the aftermath quite personal, i wonder if there was a connection how personal it became and the fact that pimco corporately has had a lot of outflow of capital in the past two years, so two things, was it was as abrupt as it seemed and why did it get so personal as it did? >> so i can't speak to how it was viewed. i can tell you what it is like from my end. i spent 14 wonderful years there, six years as ceo as one of the world's best investors. it was time for me to do something more different, time for me to spend more time with my daughter and have a portfolio of activities as opposed to one full-time drop. so the time is right. and what is wonderful, tyler, i leave behind a very strong firm full of talented people and full of great investors and that is what matters ulti
Apr 30, 2014 1:00am PDT
concern about things like macro issues, for example, oil prices and the problems with russia and ukraine that would keep us still trying to keep a portfolio of bonds just in case. >> and we see utilities doing phenomenally, what do you think about utilities? is that still a good place to park your money? >> i tell you utilities are doing great, they beat most hedge funds in the market. utilities are still a good place to be. they may be for the classic widows and orphan's portfolio but they have still had a robust group. >> thank you for coming by. >>> well, mixed news in housing to tell you about. the commerce department says that home ownership in the u.s. fell during the first quarter of the year to just 65%. that is the lowest level overall in nearly two decades, part of the problem, home prices are too high for many would-be buyers, especially for first timers. just today, the home price index for february reported a 12% increase in prices in the nation's biggest cities year over year. but prices barely budgeted from prior months. >>> and people who helped to guide the interest rate
Apr 29, 2014 1:00am PDT
street keeping a close eye on today relations between the united states and russia after the white house ramped up economic sanctions against individuals and entities licensed to export to russia. john harwood joins us from washington with more on the sanctions and russia's response. john, are these new sanctions, the big sanctions on whole sectors of the russian economy that some have expected or more of a little slap here and a nugy from? >> reporter: it's an increasing number of nugies before they get to the large scale transactions. treasure secretary explained to mitch mitch today what the rationale is behind the administration's approach. >> these are very important sanctions. they are sanctions that will get their attention. i think our goal is to move in a systematic way, careful way, a way that gives them a chance to change their policy and take a different course. our goal here is obviously not to hurt the russian people, it's to get them to change their policy. >> reporter: give them a chance to change the policy. that's the off-ramp that president obama and secretary of state
Apr 26, 2014 1:00am PDT
investors heading to the exits. >>> also, the strike between russia and the ukraine as the u.s. warned of even tougher sanctions against russia, meanwhile, s&p downgraded russia's grading one notch above status. >>> and stocks were not pretty and were enough to wipe out all of the week's gains, nasdaq fell 1120, the s&p lost 15. now, with a closer look at how all the saber rattling out of russia is impacting markets in and around the globe and what else is giving the traders the jitters. >> stock markets around the world again came to the conclusion that geo-political risks matter. ukraine and russia is a big driver behind friday's selloff. and even though ukraine is thousands of miles away and has little to do with the u.s. economy it still matters, armed conflict anywhere around the world has a way of sending investors to the sidelines. >> i worry about if russia spills over to europe. and europe happens to be the second largest global economy in the world. so if the tension there spreads into europe that will affect the u.s. companies that sell their good goods and services there an
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